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Santa Fe Balloon Company

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Address: Santa Fe, NM
Phone Number: (505) 699-7555
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Awesome experience!

We were picked up by Sol (one of the pilots) and cruised out to our launch site where we met Johnny and the rest of the group that was going up. There were enough people that two... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
stevel_knievel2016
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Brainerd, Minnesota
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Brainerd, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were picked up by Sol (one of the pilots) and cruised out to our launch site where we met Johnny and the rest of the group that was going up. There were enough people that two balloons launched. The weather was perfect and we had the opportunity to not only ascend for an eagle's-eye view of the terrain, but... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Johnny picked us up at our RV campground in Santa Fe. We had a great drive out to the lunch site but Johnny had to cancel the flight due to high winds and storms in the area. Safety is 1st with Johnny. We tried again the next morning and it was well worth the wait. Johnny and Jeannie are a... More 

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Thank Mike L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must-do when in Santa Fe! We've gone up twice with Johnny Lewis and his team. They take such care in the preparation and with explaining why they are so closely checking conditions that even those of us who are a little nervous feel secure. The ride itself cannot be described, it must be experienced. How to explain... More 

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Cranford, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Johnny Lewis, Jeanne and team were the best! They are so knowledgable, ensure everyone is safe, and are very amusing. We had an awesome morning. The balloon ride was perfect and the scenery was beautiful. We learned so much about hot air balloons and had some great laughs. Santa Fe Balloons goes all out and ends with a champagne toast... More 

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Thank Graham D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I booked the flight for our 10 year anniversary. We enjoyed the entire process of driving out to the site, watching the sunrise and visiting with Johnny. He makes you feel right at home and you leave feeling like you have known him your entire life. The balloon ride was truly unforgettable. I was anxious about being... More 

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Burleson, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Jennifer picked us up at our resort and told us what to expect as we road to the launch site. She was great. Johnny walked us through the process as his superb team got the balloons ready. Johnny is a fantastic pilot and an intriguing character. The flight is through desert with no buildings, towers, or power lines. They are... More 

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Thank Kirbykapp
Fort Worth, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

Johnny picked us up at our hotel lobby at 5:00 am. We took a short trip outside of Santa Fe prosper for our ride. We saw an absolutely breathtaking sunrise, then were soon up in the air. The views were amazing, the ride was smooth and you always felt safe in the hands of Johnny Lewis. Once back on the... More 

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Thank wolfgang1791
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

There are many places and companies offering a balloon ride, but in my humble opinion this is the only one that offers a true balloon experience. Forget what you may think about balloon rides. I thought they all went up, floated around for awhile, then came back down. Johnny Lewis at the Santa Fe Balloon Company showed me just how... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

My husband and I had an amazing experience with Johnny (Pilot), Jeanne (Crew Chief) and the rest of the crew. First, they are just great people - we had a blast with them! Second, the ride was perfect. We were in the air just after sunrise and the experience was very relaxing and enjoyable. On top of being the most... More 

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Incredible views with an experienced crew. Two balloons took off and our pilot was Sol Lothe. Very professional, funny and made us first timers feel very comfortable. Great ride over incredible views. Highly recommend this company. Ended our ride with champagne, snacks and the history of ballooning told in a way only Johnny Lewis can tell it! My tip would... More 

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